8.6 million units sold after Dec. 15 release
Box office smash “The Hangover” is now a record-breaker on DVD as well.
Warner Bros. pic reached 8.6 million units sold this week, making it the all-time bestselling comedy on DVD, including both regular format and Blu-ray. Previous record holder was “My Big Fat Greek Wedding.”
The studio’s home entertainment division projects that the film, released on DVD Dec. 15, will reach 9.5 million units sold by July.
Pic earned $467 million worldwide during its theatrical run — $277 million domestically — making it the highest-grossing R-rated comedy of all time.